Mexicans Lag in Education

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In New York, Mexicans Lag in Education

Brian Harkin for The New York Times
Ivan Lucero, 28, was expelled from his Bronx high school when he was 18, still in the 10th grade.
Published: November 24, 2011

In the past two decades, the Mexican population in New York City has grown more than fivefold, with immigrants settling across the five boroughs. Many adults have demonstrated remarkable success at finding work, filling restaurant kitchens and construction sites, and opening hundreds of businesses.

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